Central geographic location

Located at the heart of Europe, Belgium is easily accessible from Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London and Paris via high-speed train network. The Thalys offers up to 25 direct trains between Brussels and Paris within 1h20 and 14 daily trains to Amsterdam in under two hours.

Eurostar train service offers up to ten daily connections with London in two hours


Brussels Airport connects 22 million passengers per year to more than 200 destinations around the globe. It offers direct European and intercontinental flights, including to Canada, China, India, Japan, Middle East and the US. It is also a major European hub for African destinations. The airport is located 12km from Brussels city centre and is easily accessible by public transportation.

Brussels-South Charleroi Airport, is approximately one hour drive away from Brussels and has served over 7 million passengers in 2016. It is a large base for budget carriers and is increasingly attracting business travellers.

Direct flights to London City Airport are also operated from smaller Antwerp International Airport. While Liege Airport is one of the biggest European air cargo hubs.

The table below shows the main departures from Brussels airport: